§ Mr. Lidington
To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department pursuant to the Answer of 4 July 2003,Official Report, column 549W, on the Charity Commission, when the Charity Commission will write to the hon. Member for Aylesbury; and if he will make a statement on the reasons for the delay. 
§ Fiona Mactaggart
[holding answer 16 September 2003]: This is a matter for the Charity Commission as the Government Department responsible for the regulation of charities in England and Wales. The Director of Operations wrote to the hon. Member on 5 August and a further copy of this letter will be sent to him and placed in the Library.